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Posts Tagged ‘six-word memoirs’

Contest: Your Six-Word Housing Story

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Maybe you spent years looking for the perfect fixer-upper—or maybe you lost it all when the real estate bubble burst. Whether you live in a Park Slope co-op or a split-level ranch, you can probably say something about housing in just six words. Mary Elizabeth Williams, who spent the better part of three years house [...]

Send Six-Word Valentines to Everyone You Know

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

We whipped up a fun little addition for the community today–six-word valentines!
In conjunction with the release of our new book, Six-word Memoirs on Love & Heartbreak, we’ve prettied up our eCards so you can send your favorite six-word memoirs on love and heartbreak as valentines. Find a story you like and click “Send as eCard” [...]

The Winners of the “Six Words to Inspire a Nation” Are…

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

As reportered yesterday on NPR’s All Things Considered, SMITH’s mashup with the National Constitution Center for Six Words to Inspire a Nation was a smash. We asked readers and museum-goers to suggest the half-dozen words they want to hear from President-elect Obama at his inauguration on January 20. Our team of judges—journalist Farai Chideya, Freakonomics [...]

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